Editors Liked

  • Very nice touch screen
  • Well-designed body
  • Excellent photo quality
  • Attractive qualities
  • Sharp images
  • Good high ISO performance
  • 1080p video recording
  • Rich image quality that rivals Canon's own entry level DSLRs
  • Excellent video quality and controls
  • Sturdy body balances portability with quality
  • Ability to use EF lenses with an adaptor
  • Simplified features for a casual audience as well

Editors Didn't Like

  • Seriously poor autofocus performance
  • Battery life detract from the overall package
  • Very slow to start
  • Lethargic autofocus
  • No flash
  • No EVF option
  • Limited native lens library
  • Disappointingly slow autofocus in both photos and video
  • Noisy autofocus motor
  • Low light grain on extremely high ISO looks ugly
  • AF and burst shooting could be faster
  • No WiFi
  • Limited lens support at this time
  • Only 2 native EF-M lenses at launch
  • No built-in stabilization